The qualifying round for the 2020/21 edition of Europe’s top club tournament will be played in single legs, with the exception being the Champions League play-offs, which will remain over two legs. A draw will determine which club will play the single leg in their stadium.
The group stage will start on October 20/21, 2020 with the final taking place in Istanbul on May 29, 2021.
August 18/19: First qualifying round
August 25/26: Second qualifying round September 15/16: Third qualifying round September 22/23 & 29/30: Play-offs October 20/21: Group stage matchday 1 October 27/28: Group stage matchday 2 November 3/4: Group stage matchday 3 November 24/25: Group stage matchday 4 December 1/2: Group stage matchday 5 December 8/9: Group stage matchday 6 February 16/17, 2021: Round of 16 April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals April 17 & May 5, 2021: Semi-finals May 29, 2021: Final Which English clubs have qualified?
Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United (all group stage) Eight in Europe? Arsenal’s FA Cup win opens up the opportunity for eight English sides to be playing in Europe next season. If Wolves had won the Europa League, they would have joined Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea in the Champions League group stage next term as Europa League winners.